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ABC
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
quote , as i said, lessons for america about health care around the world by doing it personally himself. and he has written a book called "healing america" and it is great to have you here. >> flighted, diane. i love your show. >> thank you very much. i wanted to start with the headlines from this trip around the world. you're like marco polo looking at health care around the world. finally someone is doing this. big headlines as i understand them. other countries spend half a person that america does. >> and cover everybody with high quality. >> and cover everybody. >> in fact you say at one point other countries regard us basically like cambodia. >> they dump on american health care. they have this smug superiority. we may be better at some stuff but they do better at keeping people healthy. >> the u.s. ranks low on goodness which is just healthy people just making people preventively healthier. >> yeah, and in terms of keeping people healthy, recovery from major diseases, the other countries all do better. >> this was brand new to me.
CW
Aug 30, 2009 6:30am EDT
>>> on this edition of "our world with black enterprise," the state of black america 2009. how much has changed since the election of an african-american president. is black america really better off? that's up next. >> i think it is the best of times when you look at it from a political landscape, but it is the worst of times, you know. when america gets a cold, african-americans have pneumonia. captions made possible by the u.s. department of education and central city productions, inc. >>> hello, everyone. i'm ed gordon. at the dawn of barack obama's presidency, the dynamic relationship between black america and the political powers that be is flipped on its head. it became even more important to lobbies for better jobs, housing and education. the new report, the state of black america 2009, message to the president, pinpoints these critical issues and offers recommendations. national urban league ceo marc morial is inspired by the administration's vision, but does not discount the amount of work that still needs to be done. today, we'll look at key issues from the report and see
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2009 12:00am EDT
talk radio in america. now there are over 2,000 so you cannot tell me that lifting the fairness doctrine was the wrong thing to do. >> host: let's get into the fairness doctrine in your subtitle the new fairness doctrine expos. let's go back a little bit in time. tell us exactly what the fairness doctrine was. >> guest: the fairness doctrine was an fcc, federal communications, regulation. 1949 and was established. it was established to force broadcasters to reach out, to seek out opposing viewpoints on controversial issues. back then in 1949 there were only 2,000 radio stations in america. there were only a few fledgling television stations in america and a glimmer of hope for a television network or to. there wasn't so much media back and of course we didn't have the internet. we didn't have the diversity of media we have today so it could be argued to some degree the fairness doctrine was a fair thing back then because if he were overloaded on media with a political ideologies it could sway opinion, no question with lack of media we had back then. but today there were 13,000 r
CNBC
Aug 4, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, the money managers will buy bank of america and wells fargo and u.s. bancorp endlessly on any dip over and over again. that's why i bought them for my charitable trust. i knew they had to come in. they could take all they wanted and they're doing it. oil and natural gas, down last week. what a chance to get in. even though the earnings were widely lambasted. you see, they had no choice. the big-shot money managers simply cannot catch a double-digit move from the sidelines. they can no longer hope that the market will come down because it's up too darn much. and most of them don't have the luxury of being up so much that they can leave the table. they're being forced back to the table where they have to place bets whenever any discount whatsoever occurs. and they know where they won't move the stocks with their aggressive buying. think back to bank of america, think wells fargo. oh, that's selling? they've got to hone every share they have. they can't afford to sell anything, they'll lose their exposure. they have too much buying to do here's the bottom line -- we are in self-fulfi
CBS
Aug 22, 2009 7:30pm EDT
amphitheater. the effect of this transformation is that america's popularity is now soaring. the percent of germans who viewed the u.s. favorably today is 64%, up 31% from 2008 poll. to the pugh, global the u.k., 69%, up from g last year. the french three-quarters, 75% of frenchmen now see america favorably versus 42% in 2008. so what is the big lever that has moved the seesaw of america's popularity so radically upward? acknowledgement of world citizenship? yes. but was it also this public apologetic admission by president obama? >> in america, there's a failure to appreciate europe's leading role in the world. instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where america's showed arrogance and been dismissive, even der rissive. >> question. the u.s. has a long standing tradition of not tritticizeing a former president in front of foreign audiences. did obama violate this protocol using terms like arrogance, dismissive, derisive, pat buchanan? >> yes, he did. i think thats with a mistake, and i think he's been scori
FOX News
Aug 2, 2009 5:00am EDT
, right? we're not really on the air? ok, good. hello, americament i have always wanted to be a community organizer, yes, because i love communities and i love being organized. they are in such disarray! here is the one thing tonight, the community organizer in chief is transforming america but nobody is really noticing, and i think it's because they don't know what they're looking for. i want to show you a picture here. can you bring this picture up? i want you to look at this picture and then tell me what is changing in this picture. this is from the university of south dakota department of psychology, their website. this is a test based on a scientific theory called change blindness. it is a theory that i think might help explain what's happening in our country right now. actually, i found this picture on this website. i was doing research this weekend and brought it down to about ten different people at my house, and oh, yeah, i'm usually on psychology websites. i do a lot of self-checking. anyway, in visual perception, "change blindness" occurs when a person is viewing a vi
PBS
Aug 3, 2009 7:00pm EDT
captioning sponsored by wpbt >> paul: two big developments for bank of america and embattled c.e.o. ken lewis. the bank settles s.e.c. charges it misled investors about bonuses for merrill lynch execs. and b-o-a hires one of the best- known women on wall street shaking up its top management. we get insight on both moves from veteran banking analyst dick bove. >> susie: cash for clunkers drives a rebound in auto sales giving ford its first positive sales growth in over a year. but the program's future and funding are still up in the air. >> paul: then the markets start the month on a tear with the s&p 500 pushing above one-thousand for the first time since last fall. how long will the rally last? some answers, coming up. >> susie: then, a problem at apple's core. google c.e.o. eric schmidt is stepping down from apple's board of directors. we'll tell you why. >> paul: i'm paul kangas. >> susie: and i'm susie gharib. this is "nightly business report" for monday, august 3. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program was made possible by contributions to your pbs station
CBS
Aug 29, 2009 7:30pm EDT
reward with our race to the top fund. america will not succeed in the 21st century unless we do a un better job of educating our sons and daughters. >> as children across the nation return to their classrooms this week, one fact is clear. education is vital for america. and it needs reform. so says the u.s. president. the centerpiece of the obama reform is a $5 billion cash surge. it will be used to overhaul america's underperforming schools. the $5 billion will not flow automatically to the u.s.'s 50 states. they must compete head-to-head, and justify whatever money they get. >> this competition will not be based on politics, or ideology, or the preferences of a particular interest group. instead, it will be based a simple principle. whether a state is ready to do what works. >> question: president obama has an education reform package. does it foster competition between the states? or facilitate federal control over education? pat buchanan. >> it will do both. i mean the states will compete for the federal money expect that will give the federal government a whip hand here. but joh
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 2:00am EDT
about what is america trance forming to? oligarh-huh? what's missing? show the chalkboard from earlier this week. oh, that's the word that's missing. hang on just a second. so what we were missing yesterday was czars! so the liberal blogs -- who is smart? who said that progressives just wouldn't get it? what they taught us now is that you can't spell oligarch without the czars. thank you. thank you so much. i appreciate it. you liberal bloggers, you need to stick around because i think you will be able to help america learn some more things. come on. follow me. hello, america. boy, what a week it has been. the president, he said a couple of things. he said you want to understand what i'm going to do and what my policies are, you got to look to the people around me. ok. we have done that all week. he said he was going to fundamentally transform america. oh, he's doing that. since january 20, he has been racing full steam ahead towards the transformation of america. but what is it we're transforming >> into? this week, i have to tell you, i have felt fear in this country for a lo
FOX News
Aug 25, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, because america is at stake. we're not talking about my america or my vision of america. it's your vision of america. what do you think america should look like? and by the way, questioning your government is not only important, but in a democratic republic, it is required of each of us, so, if you're somebody who watches television, scratch your head and say, that doesn't make any sense. this week, i ask you, sit down. write some notes. call a friend right now and say watch the program on fox right now. then, stand up and come follow me. hello, america. this week i'm doing a special series of shows. it's called "a new republic: america's future," but i don't know about you. maybe i'm the only one. i didn't have a problem with the old republic. this special is more aptly titled "reasonable questions for an unreasonable time." all these weeks we will cover these topics, president obama, but you will quickly see this isn't about president obama. it is so much more. we're going to talk about the left and internationalists and graft and acorn-style organizations an revoluntionaries an
CNBC
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
that hedge fund manager john paulson has bought $2.7 billion worth of bank of america stock. b of a shares are up in after-hours trading. >>> house democrats are urging treasury secretary geithner who limit bonuses at firms that receive government bailouts. >>> michael jackson's estate has signed $80 million worth of deals since the singer's death according to the "wall street journal." >>> "fast money" with melissa lee starts now. being. >>> ben bernanke gives the market the best of both worlds. welcome to "fast money." live from the nasdaq market site. i'm melissa lee. a big, big show tonight. moments away rick stand telly with the fed's action today. theater shift, does this rally have him change his tune? >>> let's get to the word on the street today. a nice broad-based rally. it was so remarkable that even after the statement was released by the fed the rally strengthened. why? >> if you're bearish your's waiting for the possible correction and underinvested. think about this, if you're under ininvested you're waiting for a sign to get back in the marketplace. last friday, post
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 12:00am EDT
institute ---www.ncicap.org--- glenn: hello, america. we will focus on obama, internationalism, graft, and tonight, hidden agendas, and tomorrow, the army that will enforce them. tonight, if you care anything about free speech, you're going to see it crushed in front of your eyes. rush limbaugh will be joining me in a few minutes. if the things in the world just don't make sense, we're going to make sense of it beginning again tonight. come on, follow me. hello, america. we are halfway through the week, and here are the things that we have learned so far, if you're joining us for the first time tonight. first of all, congress is not -- i mean, they're just beyond not reading the bills. they're not even writing the bills. they are being written by a vast network that is not conspiratorial. it is all out in the wide open, but the media refuses to report on them. organizations that are filled with socialists, communists, revoluntionaries, organizations that pull their members, yes, from legitimate businesses, from politicians but also from groups that most americans have never heard of,
FOX News
Aug 25, 2009 2:00am EDT
not my america we're talking about. it's all of our america. it's your america. it's your children's america, and questioning your government is not only important, but in a democratic republic, it is required! so, if you're like me, and you see people on television, and they tell you the things that are happening, and it doesn't make sense, this week, sit down, grab a note pad and a pencil and come on! follow me. hello, america. this week, i am doing a special series of shows. we have called it a new republic, america's future, but for those of you who didn't have a problem with the old republic, i think this special is more aptly titled "reasonable questions for an unreasonable time." by the end of this week, i hope you will have a clearer understanding of what might be happening in washington. i don't know what's happening in washington, because nobody's asking questions and certainly nobody is giving you any straight eangses. you will have a better idea of what to do about it as well, but more importantly, you will begin to see that this is not about barack obama. it is much bigg
CNBC
Aug 3, 2009 12:00pm EDT
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WETA
Aug 3, 2009 6:30pm EDT
: >> reporter:f a statement cod breath aigh of relief, you'd have heard it fromank of america toy. the company dinot admit or deny the securities and change coission's charges, but a bank okesman called the settlemen a constructive cclusion. lel experts said it was worth noting the s.e.c. d not charge bankf america th fraud. finance professor james gel says a fraudharge would have trigged much stiffer pelties. >> the fact thatt was mislding and that they are not arresting people for secities aud shows that they may real think it was morof a paperwork error than an intentnal scam on the plic. >> reporr: regulators charge the documents bank oamerica sent to instors explaining its deal to buy merrillynch were false d misleading. that because bank of america said no bonuses would be paiat merrill witht b of a's approv. bank of amica did not disclose $5.8 blion in bonuses had, in fact, already been approvefor payment to mrill executives. members of congress ve spent many hours lookingnto charges ba regulators pushed bank of america ceo ken wis into a shotgun marriage with a falting merrill
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2009 6:15pm EDT
the senate for debate at 7:00 eastern on "america and the courts." coming this fall, into the home to america's highest court, the supreme court. >> president obama used his weekly online address to refute critics of pending health-care legislation. the republican addresses given this week by bob mcdonnell, the candidate for virginia governor. he talks about the economy, job creation, and the federal energy bill. >> on friday we received better news than we expected about the state of our economy. we learned that we lost 247 nelson jobs in july, some 200,000 fewer jobs than we lost in june, and far fewer than the nearly 700,000 a month we were losing at the beginning of the year. of course, this is little comfort to anyone who saw their jobs disappear in july, and to the millions of americans who are looking for work. i will not rest until anyone who is looking for work can find a job. still, this month's job numbers are a sign that we have begun to put the brakes on this recession and that the worst may be behind us, but we must do more than rescue our economy from this immediate cri
PBS
Aug 22, 2009 12:00am EDT
facing america's future. >> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> scottish officials were already under fire even before they made it official yesterday and allowed a convicted terrorist to fly home to libya to die. the outrage only deepened today after these pictures of libyans celebrating abdel baset al megrahi's release were broadcast around the world. al megrahi, of course, was convicted for the 1988 bombing of pan am 103 over lockerbie, scotland. the terror attack killed 270 people. and today, once again, many people were demanding to know just why had he been set free. this matter of justice is once again our "lead focus" tonight. >> reporter: abdel baset al megrahi should not be welcomed back to tripoli, that was the message, the warning to libya from president obama in america. the demand responsible for the deaths of 270 people, the biggest terrorist attack in britain was treated more like a celebrity or royalty changed into a dark suit, he was met off of the plane and then repeatedly hugged by colonel gadhafi's own son in front of a jubilant crowd. this morning the foreign sec
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
treating you like an idiot, come on, follow me. congratulations, america. i don't know if you sense this yet. it is honestly the reason why i ask you to carry one of these around with you all the time. i talk to my radio audience about it. keep a diary with you because you're living with historic times. you need to remember this moment. you need to remember what is happening right now. these times are going to be written about in the history books in the months and years to come. your kids and your grandkids will ask you where were you? what were you doing? when freedom was on the ropes for the united states of america? tonight, all the president's czars. he has 32, 34, i don't know how many even are working on your dime for the president of the united states. the other question is how much power do these czars have? the sad part is i think they have more influence on obama than the vice president, but of course that might be a really good thing. maybe more influence and more power than cabinet members who are re-elected on capitol hill who i think will find themselves out of power
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 2:00am EDT
--www.ncicap.org-- glenn: congratulations, america. honestly, this is the reason why i asked you to carry one of these around with all of the time. i talked to my radio audience about it. keep a diary with you, because you are living in historic times. you need to remember this moment. you need to remember what is happening right now. these times are going to be written about in the history books in the months and years ahead. your kids and grandkids will ask you, "where are you?" "where were you when freedom was on the ropes in the united states of america?" tonight, all of the president's czars, are they 32, 34? i do not even know how many of them are working on your dime for the president of the united states. the other question mç how much power do these czars have? another thing, i think they have more influence on the president than the vice president, but that might be a good thing. leaders on capitol hill i think will find themselves out of powers to agree not the people is doing. i think the administration's doing -- not the people's doing we are going to cover one of the
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 10:00pm EDT
tabs on radio ratings nationwide. i look at markets where there is little talk, air america or other avenues of talk and these stations are often times read it 28, 29, 30, 34th in the marketplace, you can't exist that way. that really drives little snots. they can't admit their ideas failed in the free market place therefore what do they do? they run to daddy, the government -- >> host: daddy, very big daddy. >> guest: very baghdad, and they want -- well, give laissez-faire -- they can't believe that in all diverse america that our point of view doesn't work. we don't accept that. that's even contained in the capper report, center for american progress, again, headed by john podesta. stated in that report. welcome the fact the matter is the free market place where ideas germinate and succeed or fail. and we have to value that. >> host: if the liberal point of view doesn't succeed in talk radio that is just one medium, and that is what they are focused on because it fails there however the left has csn come msnbc, "washington post," "new york times," "boston globe," pretty much every
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 2:00am EDT
---www.ncicap.org--- glenn: hello, america. we will focus on obama, internationalism, graft, and tonight, hidden agendas, and tomorrow, the army that will enforce them. tonight, if you care anything about free speech, you're going to see it crushed in front of your eyes. rush limbaugh will be joining me in a few minutes. if the things in the world just don't make sense, we're going to make sense of it beginning again tonight. come on, follow me. hello, america. we are halfway through the week, and here are the things that we have learned so far, if you're joining us for the first time tonight. first of all, congress is not -- i mean, they're just beyond not reading the bills. they're not even writing the bills. they are being written by a vast network that is not conspiratorial. it is all out in the wide open, but the media refuses to report on them. organizations that are filled with socialists, communists, revoluntionaries, organizations that pull their members, yes, from legitimate businesses, from politicians but also from groups that most americans have never heard of, like "movemen
FOX News
Aug 2, 2009 12:00am EDT
. i promise i will never tell ahe lie. will well, all right, i mean really. hello, america. at the end of the sixth month c we all read this, president obama looked at all that is at cryiated and said it is very good and so declared the 7th month a month of rest. yes, our ma xiia is going on or vacation. here is the one think. vacation. barack obama needs a vacation. he must be tired.rackama he spent the last six months transforming our country andthe most people won't either admits it or recognize it.st p he told us he would do it and r he is.pu give me the next few minutes and put your politics aside. open up your ears and your eyeh and watch with a purchase d perspective. don't be in denial,l. do not pn your head in the sand.if i if i'm wrong'm you are more thn welcome to show me where i'm missing it. mis i would love to be wrong this. barack obama has revealed his game plan to transform americat the transformation was marketed to america as change and boy,o, was america just eager forea change. for change. >> i want change whatever happens. i won't have to worry about putting gas i
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
security. this is amazing, this is the united states of america? and now this has become more civilized in recent years. and so, when i felt recently at berkeley, this was not the fault of the students -- fell recently at berkeley, this was not the fault of the students. . or inviting me today, and i thank all of you wonderful people for coming. and again, i am challenging the young people, go out there and be leaders. be active in the political process. maybe you will enjoy it as much as i have. thank you. thank you. [applause] caller>> there is nobody in amea more deserving of a lifetime achievement award phyllis schlafly. may god bless you and your family for many years ahead. thank you all for coming. save traveling. god bless you all. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2008] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> president obama wrap up a summit yesterday with mexico's president it felipe calderon hinojosa and canada's prime minister stephen harper. they spoke about climate change, trade, and swine flu. yesterday's joint news conference is next o
FOX News
Aug 1, 2009 9:00pm EDT
on the air?'rn okay, good. hello, america. i always wanted to be a a community organizer because ibu love communities and i love one being organized, they are in! such disarray. the community organizer in chief is transforming america but nobody is really noticing and i think it is because theyi don't know what they are looking for. th i want to show youey ano pwictu here. bring this picture up. ca i want you to loon ykou at thio picture and tell me what ispic changing in this picture. this it from the university ofv south dakota department of dak psychology, their website.ir w this is a test based on antifih scientific theory called change blindness. a theory that i think might in help explain what is happening in our country right now.nd i was doing some research this weekend and i brought it down t to about ten different people , at my house, i'm usually on psychology websites. invisual perception, change blindness is a phenomena that s occurs when a person is viewine a visual scene and fails to detect large changes in the scene because there is a lot of things going on in the sce
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 6:00am EDT
do a novel about george washington. we just did a dvd called rediscovering god in america which includes a section on washington. and i'm very intrigued with the extraordinary job that mount vernon has done in blding a remarkable education center, which i encourage everyone who comes to washington to go see. i would be very tempted someday to write aovel aut washington personally. i think washington's life is so amazing. he is such a personal odyssey in the development of freedom and he's so little understood, but it would be very daunting because washington is maybe the most complex american. i'd be pretty intimidated right now to try to explain his mind and explain how he operated. >> host: we have about 5 minutes left in our first hour of three with author, writer newt gingrich and also former speaker of the house and historian. we're spending three hours talking about his 14 books over his ceer so far. the next telephone call is from jacksonville, florida. you're on the air. >> caller: hello and thank you r c-span and congratulations to brian lamb on his presidential medal o
WHUT
Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the gop. the book is called the last best hope restoring conservatism and america's promise. i am pleased to have him back at this table. welcome. >> sorry you had to bring me. >> i enjoy hearing the stories about the ball girl last time here. (laughter) >> rose: how are you different today? >> you know, i think -- i think i know now in 2009 what i didn't know in 1995. >> rose: i hope so. >> and ironically, i'm counselling my liberal democratic friends, saying just relax. you know, i thought 1995 when we conservatives took over congress, we owned the world. that we could pass whatever we wanted to pass through the house. the senate would confirm it. it would go to the white house, be signed and it would be law. and what i found out was james madison was a pretty smart guy. we darted further right than america was ready to go. and you had moderate republicans and democrats in the senate. it sort of chiseled off the edges of that agenda. the same thing's happening now. and democrats have gone too far left. they spent too much money. they're moving faster than the middle of american
CW
Aug 16, 2009 6:30am EDT
actions and urged a change in the ills that have gripped black america for decades. >> enough is enough. i'm speaking, of course, of the increasingly pervasive ghetto culture that's overtaken our youth, our language, our traditions and our values. this discussion tonight isn't going to be about the role of art in society or free speech, or whether the "n" word is acceptable or what hip-hop can teach us. that ship has sailed. the damage has been done. the issue before us is what are we going to do about it. so let's start talking about solutions. enough is enough. thank you. [ applause ] . . >>> if i might, i have a question for the ud yens. if the you'll indulge me and please follow along, how many of you by a show of hands feel like you've seen enough of what mr. graves has talked about? show your hands, please. how many of you believe enough is enough? if, in fact, you do, stand on your feet for me one time. give some love to what he just said please. [ applause ] now, here is the crucial question, and i will not put you on the spot because you're going to lie to me anymore. ho
FOX News
Aug 31, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, america. there is a revolution that is happening in this country, and it's one that most people aren't really aware of. it has been happening for a while. we will get into that in the next few minutes. the most transparent white house in history, however, hasn't answered any of the questions. of course, he was on vacation, so we should wait. maybe he will do it tomorrow. we asked a lot of questions last week, tough questions like why does the president have so many marxist, socialist radicals and a self-proclaimed communist advising him? i'm still hopeful that there's a simple explanation, but i don't think so. maybe he just wasn't aware of their radical beliefs, you know. after all, he sat in reverend wright's pews for 20 years and didn't catch on to the fact that wright isn't too fond of america or what was he called it, the u.s. k.k.a. of america. so here is the one thing of tonight. it is not an accident. president obama's radical advisors are there for a reason. they are fighting a revolution. it's not the kind with tricornered hats. it is a silent revolution. don't expect the whi
FOX News
Aug 18, 2009 1:00am EDT
america and bad for them, so i think we are seeing the pendulum swing back. he is changing the political climate back to republican. greta: so what is the strategy for the republican party as these town halls continue to unfold across the country during this recess? >> this is a groundswell of grass roots people who are ticked off, and that is why we have a democracy. it is not so much of a grand strategy as a and a weakening or a reawakening of the country. xd-- not as much of a grand strategy as a weakening or a we awakening -- or a reawakening of the country. free enterprise, personal responsibility, liberty, and the like, and he is headed in a different direction. greta: they have said this is a little bit like herding cats. as a practical matter, the president and speaker pelosi and the senate majority leader, and they do not even need republican votes to get this passed, so why do they not just go ahead, get there and democrats, and forget about republicans and pass it? then what? >> well, they have the votes to do that, but i think they have figured out that if they do t
FOX News
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
could get universal pie, i might be in. hello, america. community organizing is all fun and games until someone starts organizing the community against the community organized government-run healthcare. then, it's time to start breaking some legs, you know what i'm saying? here is the one thing tonight. while the seiu dons their healthcare t-shirts, the tensions keep getting worse and the president is not saying much helpful. how about throwing us a bone here, mr. president? how about a little, hey, you know what? you guys should knock it off. i mean, if he was a parent -- i mean, aren't we going to for the nanny staith here? shouldn't the parent say something like, hey, you knock it off, and you, too! be nice or no healthcare for either of you. i'm just saying it might help kwell "it's just a g.o.p. astro astroturf mob kind of thing." oh, he is not saying anything because this is just pretend grassroots people saying something about pretend healthcare. they are not credible like those of us at seiu, you know, regular people that are in the neighborhoods. the other side would neve
CNBC
Aug 13, 2009 12:00am EDT
? >>> buying bank of america shares after the bell, your way to play along with this hedge fund king. >>> let's get to the word on the street today. a nice broad-based rally. it was so remarkable that even after the statement was released by the fed the rally strengthened. why? >> here's the challenge right now in the marketplace. if you're bearish, you're waiting for the possible correction and you're underinvested. think about this, if you're under invested, you're waiting for a sign. last friday, post unemployment 2:00 p.m., s&p 500 futures got below 1012. they still have not recovered yet this week. they tried again today late in the day, couldn't do so. rolled back over.. so again at some point all these people that are under invested are going to come in but it seems like everyone's waiting at the sidelines. i think we're in no man's land. >> this is a very difficult tape. we basically just got back what we lost yesterday. let's get ourselves on an even keel here. i still think we're going lower. everybody's saying the worst is over, this market's going higher. but i feel it in
ABC
Aug 16, 2009 6:00pm EDT
his hometown. >> i believe it would have an enormous impact upon america. in other words, you are telling the taxpayer that everybody is suffering and you're suffering. >> reporter: chicago's not the only american city that's forcing furlough days upon its workers. in fact, some local and state governments are incorporating them on a regular basis, desperate to cut budgetsag anywhere they can. michigan wants to save nearly $22 million through six unpaid days. in colorado, furlough days may be accompanied by pay cuts as well. but nothing compares to california, where more than 90% of state workers will be off on the first and third friday of each month until june of 2010. >> it's a much better alternative than people being laid off. >> reporter: despite the sacrifices by city workers, chicago will still be $300 million short of what it needs to fund next year's budget. diana alvear, abc news, chicago. >>> today, an american man who was in prison in one of the most reclusive and repressive countries on earth was set free after a visiting u.s. senator won his release. this man's free
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 2:00am EDT
that virginia has been named in the best managed state in america? did you know that under democratic leadership, seven times, we have been named the best they to do business in america ended june known that we have even been named by education week as the state were a child is most likely to have a successful life? [applause] that is what democratic leadership means. we find solutions to everyday issues that everyday people care about. the want to keep that going? [applause] i want to keep it going because i may not be governor in january but i will still be a virginian. what i know now is that we are in some tough times. this has been the most challenging economy that virginia or the nation has faced since the 1930's. i have had to make some painful decisions as governor but i made the decisions i needed to make to keep virginia moving in the right direction. when you're a governor in tough times, you come to appreciate character of people who can make tough decisions and do the right things to put virginia first and i am here to tell you that i will not lose one second o
NBC
Aug 29, 2009 6:30pm EDT
zplnchts for purple mountains majesty above the fruited plains america america god shed his grace on thee ♪ ♪ and crown thy good with brotherhood ♪ ♪ from sea to shining sea ♪ >> so appropriate to have the prayer from father coughlan, roman catholic faith was central to the life of senator kennedy, even when he strayed or sometimes crashed off the straight and narrow life, he always came back to the church. that's his son, patrick, you see in the foreground, standing at the hearse, the body of his father. >> thank you very much for attending. eternal rest granted unto him, oh, lord, and let perpetual life shine upon him. may he rest in peace. may his soul and outlet souls of the faithfully departed to the mercy of god rest in peace. ame amen. >> senator bobby byrd talking with lawrence schribe in the background. there was no detailed program for this part of the motorcade. so, we'll ask you to bear with us. we don't know quite what to expect next. i think that might have been the conclusion of what they wanted to do here, give an opportunity to the senate staffers
FOX News
Aug 23, 2009 5:00am EDT
. rival cartels are creating mayhem as they battle straight into the heart of america. >> 1500 died, only 30 were classified as innocent civilians and there were about 50 police officers that died. >> it's a classic turf war between different cartels. >> they spent 23 years fighting for the drug enforcement administration. recently retired he was in charge of global operations for the dea's 5300 special agents. >> along the southwest border is some of the most lucrative turf in the world. location, location, location. >> ten billion dollars in bulk cash grows the u.s.-mexico border on a given day related to drug trafficking. >> ten billion narco trafficking dollars is on par with the tourism industry which generated about $13 billion for mexico. during his presidential campaign felipe calderon vowed to crack down on the cartels. >> the army came in with about 2,000 troops. felipe calderon sent 5,000 additional army troops that will join the police department. >> 45,000 soldiers have been deployed all across mexico, a quarter of the army is now committed to fighting narco terror. >>
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2009 12:00am EDT
fifth summit of the americas and in trinidad and he has already been told by the mexican the and especially the brazilian president, lula da silva, he was going to run into some really heavy criticism in trinidad if something can't be done for the embargo. so they're still a long way to go. it could go fast, it could go slow and in his miami speech last may candidate obama suggested it was going to go slow. he promised to keep the rest of the embargo he said because united states needed to be a relentless advocate of democracy, and of quote. but slowly or quickly is very clear that our current dysfunctional policy is coming to the end of its life. what do i mean by dysfunctional? i mean that the united states and cuba have not had formal relations since january feared, 1961. that was e leffinge presidents ago -- 11 presidents ago. in contrast the u.s. estrangement from this movie gets revolution after the bolshevik revolution and is a strain from the people's republic of china after the fall of chang that lasted 16, 22 years respectively. the five presidents. we are on the 11 pre
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 9:00pm EDT
, america. welcome to the glen beck program. tonight we are going to focus on one of these things all] week. webama, the left, internationalists, graph, acorn. revolutionaries. tonight, hidden agendas and tomorrow the army that willtonh enforce it. tonight, if you care anythingce about free speech you are goin, to see it crushed in front oft your eyes.fron rushh limb brau will be joining me in -- limbaugh will be a f joining me in just a few e minutes. if things don't make sense, wee will make sense of it beginning begi again tonight.. come come on, follow me. >>> hello, america. o, we are halfway through the weeh and here are the things that ww learned so far if you are joining us for the first timeog tonight. all, first of all, congress is beyond not reading the bills. they are not even writing the a bills. they are being written by a vast network that is out in the wide open yet the media refuses to report on them. organizations filled with socialists, communists, revolutionaries and pull the l members from legitimate businesses but also from groupm that most americans have nevera
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 9:00pm EDT
christopher columbus' discovery of america and we discovered america for ourself. we knew manhaan a america is very different. we knew something from mark twain of the 19th century america. it was a new world and we tried to find out what it looks like. very interesting. that it is just the detail of this book. but from the oer side, my first question is why did you write this book? 50 years ago, a visit from one little country to the united states may be other leaders came here. sometimes they were eccentric. president yeltsin was more eccentric. wind khrushchev came here, he just showed the time li a contemporary politician would rather go to but larry chiao other than thenn bause part of this was my father's behavior. maybe because it was not eliminated at the time. nodid one visage but it was change. wire rope the but? >> guest: i wrote the book because i happened to stumble upon the story of your father, micki chris jeff, a trip to the united stes which is now 50 years ago but when i stumbledpon it, it was 30 or 35 years old. i was a writer at the time with people magazine and it was a jo
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2009 8:00pm EDT
already had on people across america who have been inspired by her exceptional life story. we celebrate the greatness of the country in which such a story is possible. and we celebrate how with their overwhelming vote to confirm justice sotomayor the united states senate, republicans and democrats, tore down yet one more barrier to affirm our belief that in america the doors of opportunity must be open to all. and what that what, the senate look beyond the old division and they embraced excellence. they recognized justice sotomayor's intellect, ability, and presence of mind. a response -- her responsibility to each role in government. her fidelity to the law in each case that she hears, and her dedication to protecting our core constitutional rights and liberties. justice william brennan said that in order to ensure all these rights for all sentence, we must be attentive to the concrete reality is at stake in the decision before then. they must understand the pulse of life beneath the official version of events. justice sotomayor understands those realities because she has wit
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